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Opera's Greatest Moments - Domingo, Price, Caballe, Et Al


Release Date: 11/10/1992 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 61440   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGaetano DonizettiGiuseppe VerdiGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Leontyne PriceMontserrat CaballéPlacido DomingoMario Lanza,   ... 
Conductor:  Erich LeinsdorfSir Georg SoltiNello SantiConstantin Callinicos,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera OrchestraLondon Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Language: Italian 
2. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
3. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Language: Italian 
4. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Constantin Callinicos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Se quel guerrier io fossi..." 
5. Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Luis Garcia-Navarro
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gran Teatro de Córdoba Chorus,  Seville Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1873-1874 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
6. Die Walküre: Du bist der Lenz by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Language: German 
7. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Language: Italian 
8. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Ach, ich fühl's, es ist verschwunden by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Language: German 
9. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Moffo (Soprano), Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fernando Previtali
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Language: Italian 
10. Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone), Jussi Björling (Tenor)
Conductor:  Renato Cellini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Language: French 
11. La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pinchas Steinberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Language: Italian 
12. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  David Syrus (Harpsichord), Julia Varády (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Language: Italian 
13. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ben Heppner (Tenor)
Conductor:  Roberto Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Language: Italian 
14. La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Italian Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Language: Italian 
15. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Helen Donath (Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Language: Italian 
16. I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Language: Italian 
17. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Language: Italian 
18. Queen of Spades, Op. 68: I love you beyond all measure [Yeletsky's Aria] by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Language: Russian 

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